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Small Space Solutions - Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces - House Beautiful

Small Space Solutions - Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces...

Small Space Solutions - Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces

Designers share their best tips for small spaces - via HouseBeautiful

1. Create dramatic effect to offset lack of details - "Bold [colors], graphic gestures that look cool in small spaces,"
2. Armless side chairs - "chose a mismatched pair that can effortlessly be moved around the room to wherever they're needed"
3. Don't compromise everything - If a big bed is important to you, then opt for slimmer night stand or lamps that doesn't take up floor-space
4. Create distinct zones - give the illusion of separate space will make the room feel larger
5. Hang curtains a the ceiling - "Vertical lines help create the illusion of height".
6 Open Kitchen Shelves - not only does this opens up air space, it can double as platform for decorations
7. Choose curved furnitures that can be easily walked around
8. "Elongate space with stripes"
9. Use glass doors when possible. - to "extend views and add sparkle throughout the room